Jill Scott will bring her forthcoming fourth album, The Light of the Sun, on the road this summer with her Summer Block Party, which comes to Verizon Center on Sunday, August 7th
The Budweiser Superfest-sponsored event will also feature soul singer Anthony Hamilton and R&B veterans Mint Condition as openers, while DJ Jazzy Jeff has signed on to provide beats and Doug E. Fresh will serve as the tour’s official host.
The Light of the Sun, Scott’s follow-up to 2007′s The Real Thing: Word and Sounds Vol. 3, will be released June 21 on Blues Babe/Warner Bros. The album’s first single, So In Love featuring Hamilton, climbed to No. 16 on last week’s R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
Tickets for Jill Scott’s Summer Block Party start at $42.75 (plus applicable service charges) and go on sale Friday, June 17 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets will be available through all Ticketmaster outlets including the Verizon Center box office, online at http://www.ticketmaster.com and via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT, 202-397-SEAT and 410-b547-SEAT. Accessible seating is available for patrons with disabilities by calling 202-661-5065. Please visit http://www.verizoncenter.com for updates.
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